Tom Lane escribió:
> [ please trim the quoted material a bit, folks ]
> Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
> > 2009/9/28 Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>:
> >> The problem with having the syslogger send the data directly to an
> >> external process is that the external process might be unable to
> >> process the data as fast as syslogger is sending it. I'm not sure
> >> exactly what will happen in that case, but it will definitely be bad.
> This is the same issue already raised with respect to syslog versus
> syslogger, ie, some people would rather lose log data than have the
> backends block waiting for it to be written.
That could be made configurable; i.e. let the user choose whether to
lose messages or to make everybody wait.
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